All it takes to implement USB redirection is to install FlexiHub on the machine sharing a device and the computer that wants remote access. It’s a cross-platform solution that enables USB devices to be shared by machines running different operating systems. Next, we will discuss how to use USB Redirector.
How to use a USB redirector client
Follow these straightforward steps to use the FlexiHub USB Redirector client.
- Register for a FlexiHub account here and start a free trial to start redirecting USB traffic over a network.
- Install the USB redirector client download on all of the computers that will be accessing the shared USB devices.
- Start the program and sign in with your FlexiHub account details.
- Locate the shared USB through the application on the remote machine and establish a connection.
- Share the desired USB device.
- You can now use the USB device from the remote machine as if you were physically connected to it.
The free version of FlexiHub lets you send connection invitations to other users. You can also test a paid subscription with a seven-day free trial.
The app supports sharing any type of USB device. You can share scanners, webcams, printers, and any other kind of peripheral that connects through a USB interface.
You can share remote devices despite not have a direct connection between the two computers. Wireless networks are supported for USB redirection.
The USB redirector client can’t connect to remote devices with the free plan.
FlexiHub requires that both computers sharing devices have an Internet connection.
USB redirector client for Mac
Mac users can take advantage of the power of FlexiHub to share devices on their computers. As a cross-platform application, it’s not a problem to use the USB redirector on a Mac or MacBook. Here’s what you need to know to implement USB redirection on your Mac.